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Rain dogs final day of 3rd NZ vs South Africa test

Rain dogs final day of 3rd NZ vs South Africa test

With Williamson resuming on 148, New Zealand's task was all about building a substantial lead, though it was initially slow progress as nightwatchman Mitchell Santner stuck around but found scoring h...

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USA Hockey, women reach agreement; seek growth for sport

Connecticut's Kelli Stack (61) and her US national team teammates will be playing at the world championships beginning Friday after agreeing to a new four-year deal with USA Hockey. The sides met ...

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Miami Open Tennis: Federer, Wawrinka reaches 4th round of Men's Singles event

Wawrinka saved all six break points he faced and converted two of his four break opportunities and will now face Alexander Zverev of Germany in the fourth round on Tuesday. "It's a good start of the y...

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Bolivia Defeat Messi-Less Argentina 2-0 in World Cup Qualifier

Bolivia Defeat Messi-Less Argentina 2-0 in World Cup Qualifier

As pointed out by ESPN , Messi has played in six matches in Argentina's World Cup qualification campaign. He can appeal the ban. Argentina plan to appeal the ruling, but with the ban handed d...

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Lionel Messi: Barcelona and Argentina forward slapped with four match ban

Lionel Messi: Barcelona and Argentina forward slapped with four match ban

Messi's continued absence could, therefore, prove costly, although Argentina have promised to appeal, with Jorge Miadosqui , the Argentina team secretary, saying: "The decision doesn't correspond wit...

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F1 Australian GP: Raikkonen: Ferrari can produce 1-2 results

F1 Australian GP: Raikkonen: Ferrari can produce 1-2 results

You can't say much more", Vettel said to the Ferrari crew and fans after finishing in 1 hour, 24 minutes and 11.672 seconds, nearly 10 seconds clear of Hamilton. "I've been here before so I'll wake up...

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Marc Leishman wins Arnold Palmer Invitational by one stroke

In the first staging of the event since the September death of Palmer, his grandson Sam Saunders missed the cut by one stroke. "You must play boldly to win". He made birdie on the 18th that gave him...

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Resistance was much more playing against Australia than other teams: Virat Kohli

Smith expressed hope last week the bitter rivals would share a beer following six weeks of acrimony. "I have been very intense and in my own little bubble and at times I have let my emotions, action...

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Real Madrid to play Bayern in CL quarters

The former France global is looking forward to crossing paths with his former boss, following their collaboration at the Santiago Bernabeu Zinedine Zidane can not wait for his Real Madrid team to ta...

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Nuclear arms ban talks begin at UN, but US, others boycott

The US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says a ban is "unrealistic" because of "bad actors" who can not be trusted, reports the BBC . Backers of the proposed treaty say prohibiting nuclear weapons wo...

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Women's Final Four set with UConn, Stanford, Miss. State, SC

The two-time reigning SEC Player of the Year, Wilson powered SC to its fourth-straight SEC regular-season title and third-consecutive SEC Tournament championship as the team's top scorer and shot bloc...

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US women's hockey players threaten boycott over wages

The U.S. women's hockey team threatened to boycott the upcoming world championship tournament on home ice Wednesday unless there is significant progress in settling a wage dispute with USA Hockey they...

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South Carolina Shocks Duke After Going Berserk In The Second Half

South Carolina Shocks Duke After Going Berserk In The Second Half

When there are three guys on your roster that can create a good shot out of nothing, sometimes the best thing a coach can do is to get out of their way and let them work. "This was a game that was the...

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Uruguay hurting after Brazil rout - Tabarez

Uruguay hurting after Brazil rout - Tabarez

The Chileans remain outside the automatic qualification places. But the defeat means two-time reigning South American champions Chile are still struggling to qualify for Russian Federation. Meanwh...

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Merv Hughes on Indian captain Virat Kohli

Merv Hughes on Indian captain Virat Kohli

Kohli had criticised counterpart Smith, who acknowledged he had a "brain fade" in the second Test in Bengaluru when he gestured to the dressing room seeking guidance on whether to review an umpiring d...

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Wage Deal Averts Threatened Boycott By US Women's Hockey Team

Players said Sunday in a statement that they were hopeful USA Hockey would agree to what was hammered out after 10-plus hours of in-person talks a week ago. The group's goal is to advance girl's a...

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'Everton should do whatever it takes to keep Lukaku'

He is now the Premier League's top goalscorer after netting 21 goals in 28 appearances so far this season - the best tally of his career. But television pundit Cottee, who scored 72 goals for Evert...

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Kagawa urges Japan to show variety, patience against Thais

Kagawa urges Japan to show variety, patience against Thais

Yuya Kubo and Maya Yoshida added further goals for the Blue Samurai after the break, and Eiji Kawashima saved a late penalty to deny rock-bottom Thailand a consolation. "I have to congratulate the pla...

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Man, he´sa great player - Dempsey gushes over Pulisic performance

The US had suffered back-to-back defeats in their opening two games of CONCACAF's final qualifying round in November, losses that led to the sacking of Jurgen Klinsmann and the reappointment of vet...

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Kohli likely to miss series decider through injury

Kohli missed much of the Australian first innings in Ranchi because of injury but his wild celebrations at the fall of every visiting batsman indicated the shoulder problem was not overly debilitati...

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Arsenal Suffers Humiliating Premier League Defeat against West Brom

This team has no backbone, no fight, no spine (that's different than backbone, I'm just not sure how), no spirit, no desire, no hunger and the list goes on. Arsenal now is in fifth place in the Premi...

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Roger Federer beats Stan Wawrinka to win at Indian Wells

I don't think I was in any finals except maybe Brisbane a year ago. "The change is dramatic, and it feels great". The speedy progress means 10th-ranked Federer will have to reassess his 2017 goals. ...

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Nick Kyrgios stuns Novak Djokovic, faces Federer in quarterfinals

The ninth seed received a bye in the opening round, and he sailed past France's Stephane Robert , 6-2, 6-1 in under an hour. No. 9 Madison Keys was beaten by 2011 champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6...

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Netherlands sack manager Danny Blind following loss to Bulgaria

He has been replaced by his assistant Fred Grim for the friendly against Italy on Tuesday night. "Because the sporting results are disappointing and it will now be hard to qualify for the World Cu...

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Costacurta: 'Neymar better than Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi'

Costacurta: 'Neymar better than Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi'

But he is only too happy to attribute some of his current form to the advice of an Argentine - his Barcelona team-mate and five-time Ballon d'Or victor Messi. You feel like yourself on the pitch and d...

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US women threatening boycott puts worlds defense in doubt

US women threatening boycott puts worlds defense in doubt

Women's National Team to miss an evaluation camp (not a game, mind you), even to play on a huge public stage that might meet the organization's stated goal: "to grow the game". Understandably, this ...

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Late Cahill strike helps Chelsea edge past Stoke

Diego Costa was his usual fiery self and was involved in heated clashes with Ryan Shawcross and Bardsley before half-time, the latter earning a yellow card. Despite some good wins this season, Chelse...

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South American teams restart 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign

In Brazil's World Cup Qualifying match at Uruguay on Thursday, Paulinho made it 1-1 with a rocket strike before the match was 20 minutes old, canceling out Edinson Cavani's early penalty kick. We ...

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Lionel Messi banned for four Argentina games

Lionel Messi banned for four Argentina games

Chile last Thursday. The news means that Messi will miss tonight's World Cup qualifier in Bolivia, as well as qualifiers against Uruguay, Venezuela and Peru later this year. "I didn't hear any offen...

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Elite Eight-bound: Kentucky tops UCLA 86-75 behind Fox's 39

Elite Eight-bound: Kentucky tops UCLA 86-75 behind Fox's 39

Both are good stories, as is the one at Gonzaga, whose days as a lovable underdog ended at around the time "American Idol" was still going strong. "All credit to him, he's really, really good", UC...

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Jaguars sign tight end Mychal Rivera to 2-year contract

Jaguars sign tight end Mychal Rivera to 2-year contract

Earlier in the offseason, the Jaguars notably lost fellow tight end Julius Thomas to the Miami Dolphins via trade. According to NFL Media's Mike Garafolo, the deal is essentially a one-year deal wit...

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GOP Senator Scoffs at Trumpcare's Potential Cuts to Women's Health

GOP Senator Scoffs at Trumpcare's Potential Cuts to Women's Health

Just 41% of Republicans support the bill. One out of every seven Americans - 14 per cent - believes they will lose their health insurance under the Republicans' replacement plan. Some 19 percent...

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Klopp Doesn't Want the Blame for Any Missed Penalties

Manchester City have been charged by the Football Association for failing to control their players against Liverpool. He had a rare mishap as his loose pass in the first half saw Sadio Mane run cle...

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Brazil destroys Uruguay, Argentina survives in qualifiers

Brazil destroys Uruguay, Argentina survives in qualifiers

Brazil was languishing in sixth place in the 10-team qualifying standings for South America before September, following two wins, three draws and one loss. Paulinho got his third and Brazil's fourt...

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Detectives unravelling final hours of Westminster killer Khalid Masood

Detectives unravelling final hours of Westminster killer Khalid Masood

British police said on Saturday (March 25) that they had released a man arrested for the terror assault on parliament, leaving just one suspect in custody. Mr Rowley reiterated Prime Minister Theresa ...

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